Dubliners

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David Campbell, Jan 1, 1991 - City and town life - 287 pages
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"Though James Joyce began these stories of Dublin life in 1904 when he was twenty-two and completed them in 1907, their unconventional themes and language led to repeated rejections by publishers and delayed publication until 1914. In the century since, his story “The Dead” has come to be seen as one of the most powerful evocations of human loss and longing that the English language possesses; all the other stories in Dubliners are as beautifully turned and as greatly admired. They remind us once again that James Joyce was not only modernism’s chief innovator but also one of its most intimate and poetic writers. In this edition the text has been revised in keeping with Joyce’s wishes, and the original versions of “The Sisters,” “Eveline,” and “After the Race” have been made available in an appendix, along with Joyce’s suppressed preface to the 1914 edition of Dubliners."--Publisher's website.

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"One of the best English language writers ever" was what I kept seeing. I wish I had more literature background to be able to speak on it, but they're probably right. The writing is incredible - he ... Read full review

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Wow! What a beautiful collection of stories! I love all the stories except Ivy Day in the Committee Room which was too boring for me. All stories are on few common themes: 1. They are on Dublin daily ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
vii
Select Bibliography 1
l
The Sisters
7
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

James Joyce (1882-1941) was born and educated in Dublin. Although he spent most of his adult life outside Ireland, Joyce's psychological and fictional universe is firmly rooted in his native Dublin, the city which provides the settings and much of the subject matter for all his fiction. He is best known for his landmark novel Ulysses (1922) and its controversial successor Finnegans Wake (1939), as well as the short story collection Dubliners (1914) and the semi-autobiographical novel A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916).

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